Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of Engineering Outreach Programs

Building 1-123, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02139




The application for summer 2014 has closed.

The 2015 STEM Summer Institute application will be available here in mid-January.

Jump start your future in science and engineering at MIT!

Start exploring the world-changing discoveries of math, science and engineering with the MIT STEM Program! For five weeks this summer, you will explore hands on activities in math, science and engineering. With MIT undergraduate instructors, you will challenge yourself with rigorous college preparatory courses in Robotics, Chemistry, Pre-calculus, Physics or a host of other classes. You will also learn a new sport and meet other bright and talented young people!

The learning does not end with the summer! The STEM Program offers students one-on-one mentoring during the school year to assist with ensuring your continued academic success.

Who's eligible?

We look for talented students who are:

  1. 1. A Boston, Cambridge, or Lawrence public school student
  2. 2. Currently in 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th grade
  3. 3. A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  4. 4. Interested in science and math

Please note that applicants must attend public school in Boston, Cambridge or Lawrence. METCO students and others who do not attend public school in Boston, Cambridge or Lawrence are not eligible to apply.


The 2014 STEM Program will be held July 7th through August 9th, with an Orientation on Wednesday, July 2nd. Sessions will be held on MIT's campus in Cambridge, MA, Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M. To 4:30 P.M. All dates are mandatory.

It's free!

The program is offered free of charge to those students who are accepted and includes breakfast and lunch and bus transportation from select locations in Lawrence and Boston.

To Participate in STEM

To Teach in STEM

To Volunteer in STEM